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U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jasmine Chopra
Tech. Sgt. Justin Cooks loads a pallet of supplies onto a C-130 Hercules at Balad Air Base, Iraq, for an air drop mission to Army ground troops at a forward-deployed location in Southwest Iraq. Sergeant Cooks is a loadmaster with the 777th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron.

(Top Story Pic) Photos by Airman 1st Class Jim Aroas
Staff Sgt. Derek Lacock, 314th Civil Engineering Squadron, explosive ordnance disposal technician journeyman, explains the intricacies of the EOD 9 Bomb Suit and Helmet to German Civic Leaders at Little Rock Air Froce Base Oct. 3. The EOD 9 Bomb Suit and Helmet ensemble provides the next generation of modular protection and operational flexibility for EOD and CBRNE missions.

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Photo by Master Sgt. Justin Guthrie
Detachment 4, 373rd Training Squadron instructor, demonstrates to Brig. Gen. Richard Devereax, 82nd Training Wing commander, the unique training capabilities of the unit's C-130J flight deck maintenance simulator Oct. 4. The general toured the facility as part of his initial command visit to the people who provide maintenance training for America's Combat Airlifters.

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Little Rock Air Force Base

October 12, 2007

Being a Wingman not always enough
This week Team Little Rock said goodbye to one of our Combat Airlifters. Tech Sgt. Aaron McCoy died in an accident last week. read more...

Airlifters deliver the goods at Balad
The Retiree Activities Office hosted the annual Team Little Rock Retiree Appreciation Day honoring Arkansas’ military retirees at the Little Rock AFB conference center Sept. 29. read more...

Saving energy yields big money for base
October is Energy Awareness Month and there are things we can all do to make more wise and effective use of our energy resources. read more...

ORI: Get ready to ROCKEX!
Are you ready to ROCKEX? Next week, we’ll be having a composite exercise for Team Little Rock. read more...


October 12, 2007 Issue
This weeks current news briefs and important events happening around LRAFB. read more...


LRAFB shows movies through AAFES. For more information on this service please call 987-6461. Adults are $3.50, 12 and under are $1.75. To see what movies are playing this week click on this link...


Spiritual wellness is glue that holds us together
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFPN) — Sept. 11, 2001, was a day everyone will remember. read more...